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Time to listen and learn because change only starts with us

“I gained a greater understanding of the importance of ‘sorry’, Reconciliation and the power of education. I believe encouraging school students to visit places like the Beulah Community, in order to hear directly from First Nations peoples, is essential for creating change,” says Year 12 St Hilda’s School student Aimee Webb on her recent excursion to the Beulah Community and St Mark’s Anglican Church, Buderim

Executive Director of Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission and RAP Working Group member Stephen Harrison and Cathedral Events Manager Gerard Finn with the three interrelated dot paintings, which are currently installed in St John's Cathedral

Stunning Aboriginal dot paintings to travel around our Diocese

Three stunning interrelated Aboriginal dot paintings, representing our Diocesan Regions and commissioned by the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group, are travelling individually around our Diocese and are being displayed as a reminder of our Christian call to Reconciliation


First Nations ‘icons’ – a portal to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Spiritualities

“The purpose of our recent meditation gathering was to create a space for reflection and learning using, as our ‘portal’, three magnificent paintings collectively depicted in the Bible Society’s ‘Christian Book of the Year 2017’, Our Mob, God’s Story, which features over 115 paintings by 65 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from around Australia,” says St Matthew’s, Holland Park parishioner, Randal Dennings